Call for Proposals Targeting CSOs Working in Ethiopia

Deadline: 27-Jan-22

The Women, Peace, and Security Programme is announcing this call for proposals targeting civil society organizations (CSOs) working in Ethiopia on peacebuilding, conflict resolution, and the women, peace, and security agenda.

The call aims to reach out to CSOs that have experience and expertise in programming and delivering innovative interventions in the thematic area to contribute towards the goals of the “Strengthening institutional capacity of duty-bearers and empowering rights-holders for advancement of gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in Ethiopia” project implemented by UN Women.

This project aims at supporting the CSOs and women’s groups in building their capacity so that they can contribute to the increased participation of women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution as well as contribute in process of development of National Action Plan on Women Peace and Security.

Goal: To strengthen institutional capacity of CSOs to promote and advance gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) to promote cohesive, just, inclusive and democratic society in Ethiopia.

  • Supporting CSOs, Women Rights Organisations and grassroot organizations’ network and forums to promote women’s participation in peace building processes.
  • Organize capacity building training for CSOs, WROs and grassroot organizations on advocacy skills, gender equality and the women peace and security agenda.
Funding Information

The budget range for this proposal should be [30,000 – 34,000 USD (Min. – Max.)]


More women, including young women, meaningfully and effectively participate in peace building processes including through an enabling environment that supports women’s rights organizations to promote the women, peace and security (WPS) agenda


Technical/functional competencies required.

  • Legally constituted organization with a valid registration in Ethiopia with 3/5 years’ experience.
  • Experience working with grassroot community on issues of gender and peacebuilding, Women, Peace and Security and advocacy.
  • Experience addressing issues relevant to women and youth peace and security issues at institutional and local level, including Gender equality, dialogue, peacebuilding, conflict prevention, conflict resolution and reconciliation.
  • Proven organizational experiences in building Strategic Partnerships that promote sustainability with women led organizations, CSOs, government agencies and other partners.
  • Have experts in the area of service required.
  • Previous working experience with United Nations is highly desirable, not must.

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